Netherlands Embassy in Dublin Ireland
07 April 2016 On 6 April 2016, an advisory referendum was held in the Netherlands on the EU association agreement with Ukraine. The preliminary outcome shows that the required threshold for a valid outcome of a turnout of 30% or more was reached, with a majority of people voting against.
22 March 2016 Following a number of attacks in Brussels on Tuesday morning, Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders have been in contact with their Belgian colleagues. Both sent their condolences, expressed the Netherlands’ solidarity with Belgium and offered practical support.